Experiencing a persistent or episodic mental health illness doesn’t have to rule your life.
If autism is hyper-masculinization of the brain, it may help to think of BPD as characterizing hyper-feminization of the brain.
Recent research suggests that the disorder, which afflicts 2% of the population, is linked to hormone levels and can be exacerbated by hormonal treatment such as birth control.
From Wikipedia: Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a personality disorder characterized by unusual variability and depth of moods.
Few, if any, mental health disorders leave a person feeling rejuvenated and refreshed.
In fact, more often than not, mental health problems do just the opposite.